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NBC
Nov 17, 2009 5:30am EST
that the family fun atmosphere will not change due to a casino that could be built there. >> president obama is focusing on economic and security issues with the meeting with the chinese president in beijing this morning. >> from his are rival to his ceremony inside, it was a welcome for president obama. every detail was preset fee for a series of meetings between some of the most influential leaders. >> the american people are interested in stronger relations with the people of china. >> obama pledged tighter budget and in the u.s.. >> a strategy where america saves more and spend less, reduces long-term debt and where china makes the adjustment across a broad range of policies. >> encouraging china to take a tougher line on iran and north korea. on climate change, he was trying to get them agreed to clean energy initiatives. >> barack obama is not going to get much out of china. they want to know what is in it for me. barack obama is not offering very much. >> what a magnificent place to visit. >> he toured the city, the heart of china's government. a-and the president honor. he is not com
NBC
Nov 10, 2009 5:30am EST
shooting rampage at fort hood are being remembered today. president obama will travel to texas to remember them. the investigation revealed new details about the suspects. nikole killion has more on that. >> president obama will speak at a memorial today. she will meet with families and wounded troops. at fort hood, president obama is pledging a full investigation in the tragic shooting. >> we are going to complete this investigation and take whatever steps are necessary to make sure that something like this never happens again. >> did the government missed warning signs? the fbi has opened an internal review to see if they mishandled information gathered about nidal hasan last year. a radical group praised him as a hero for his attack. some of the 9/11 hijackers and nidal hasan were shipped at a mosque. >> he practiced the islamic faith, would offer no justification for his son aa and cowardly act of violence. >> investigators say there is no evidence that he was directed to carry out the rampage. the fbi does not believe he was part of a terrorist plot. >> i cannot tell you what we were
NBC
Nov 24, 2009 5:30am EST
change. >> president obama could be nearing a decision on afghanistan. this could be his last strategy session. our bureau reporter has more on when we could expect an announcement. >> according to the white house press secretary, his new afghanistan strategy could be announced within days. president obama may be making a decision about the afghan war. >> the american people want the president to take the time to get the decision right rather than make a hasty decision. >> following months of deliberation, he has been considering a number of troop options. one has requested 40,000 forces. a middle option ranges around 20,000 could be more likely. >> it is not just how we get people there but what is the strategy for getting them out. >> administration officials say the generals could testify before congress as early as next week. the president will have to convince allies. he is hosting a visit with the prime minister of india who is an important part of that region. >> [unintelligible] >> president obama and the prime minister are expected to talk more about cooperation on counterterr
NBC
Nov 30, 2009 5:30am EST
, jen. president obama is expected to announce a plan to send up to 35,000 more american troops to afghanistan. the strategy is expected to be a tough sell. critics wonder how the president will justify the enormous cost. 11 news reporter brian mooar has that story from washington. >> how many more american troops are headed to afghanistan? president obama makes his long-awaited announcement on tuesday. but early leaks are suggesting he'll send more than 30,000 within the next year and a half, 9,000 beginning in february. >> that's reminiscent of vietnam, that slow escalation. it didn't work there. you need to put in everybody you can, as quickly as you can, and deliver a knockout punch to the enemy. >> republicans aren't convinced the president is doing enough. democrats are afraid afghanistan will become the next iraq. >> the key here is an afghan surge not an american surge. >> senator carl levin of michigan is one of a number of democrats who want to tax the wealth dwroi pay for the war. estimated costs of an extra million per troop per year. a democratic congressman of wisc
NBC
Nov 6, 2009 5:30am EST
washington. >> president obama says the fbi, the pentagon, and department of a homeland security are involved in the case. >> it is difficult enough when we lose these brave americans in battles overseas. it is horrifying that they should come under fire at an army base on american soil. >> president obama calling the deadly attack at fort hood tragic and horrifying outburst of violence. a moment of silence on the house floor to recognize the victims. the main suspect at the center of the incident, 39 year-old majeure nidal malik hasan, reportedly said to report to the middle east. his family said it was modified to return and issued a statement about the rampage, saying, "we are shocked and saddened by the terrible event. fees and the families of the victims are heartfelt sympathies." the man came to law enforcement officials' attention after these postings on line six months ago, commandicomparing suicide bombeo soldiers. he spent most of his career as a psychiatrist at walter reed. his old neighbors are shocked by the tragedy. >> you think somebody is really nice. i don't know what led him
NBC
Nov 13, 2009 5:30am EST
@wbaltv.com. >> president obama is in japan this morning, his first stop on a weeklong asia tour. his meeting with the japanese prime minister to discuss a wide range of issues. nikole killion has a preview. >> white house officials say president obama hopes to not only shore up relations with the new government in japan but also to demonstrate the u.s. commitment to the entire region. waving as he stepped off air force one, president obama arrived in tokyo this morning. first, a meeting with the prime minister. >> thank you so much. >> is used like climate change and reducing the threat of nuclear weapons if in countries like north korea on the agenda. you'll also go to singapore, a, south korea. one topic will be the global economy and opening up trade for u.s. exports. but it is a strategy in which asian pacific markets are open to our exports and one in which prosperity around the world is no longer as dependent on american consumption and borrowing. but afghanistan is also weighing heavily on the president's tour as he seeks a new commitment from partners and contemplates a new war strat
NBC
Nov 4, 2009 5:30am EST
obama's first year in office? email us your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> the baltimore county school district is seeing its first population increase in five years. it is still middle school picked up almost 200 new students. -- catonsville middle school picked up almost 200 new students. >> we have families constantly trying to move into our area because our schools are very desirable. >> they want to replace portable classrooms with a new edition soon. >> cruise ship traffic is up this year according to the port of baltimore. many are expected to depart before the end of the year. the cruises will have an impact of $152 million. a push to protect employees that are coming down with the swine flu. some are trying to make sure workers get paid while sick with this disease -- with this virus. >> we are checking fired a permit activity on the roads permit activity on the roads - ( music playing ) - now's the time to invest. in lumber. in rubber. in bellies. and precious metals. it's time to put everything you have into your 10k. your 5k. and even your 1k. and, of course, you can
NBC
Nov 12, 2009 5:30am EST
. >> president obama leaves for a trip to asia without making a decision on the war in afghanistan. the president is ordering advisers to go back to the drawing board. nikole killion is in washington to explain why. >> senior administration officials say that the president is not considering any of the options so far. >> new demands for the president to start over. >> we have to recall why we are in afghanistan which is to ensure that that this country does not become a safe haven for al qaeda. >> general petraeus is one of the advisers consulting the president on his afghanistan strategy. officials have presented a range of options from sending in as few as 10,000 troops to 40,000. those involved in the deliberations say the president wants clarification about an exit strategy. the white house said the president believes we need to make clear to the afghan government that our commitment is not open ended. he has concerns about the u.s. ambassador to there. there is uncertainty about the leadership of the person in afghan. >> corruption is the will not the exception down there. >> president obama
NBC
Nov 25, 2009 5:30am EST
state dinner was hosted by president obama. our reporter is live with the wrap up. >> good morning. just over 300 people received this selective in by making it the hottest ticket in town. it was not the academy awards but it felt like it. no red carpet but lots of a- listers. plenty of politicians. they were there to watch the president and first lady recognize the guest of honor, the prime minister of india. >> today we celebrate the spirit of our partnership between our people. >> it is a privilege to be invited to the first state banquet. >> a night of fine dining was kicked off. there was entertainment. from the national symphony orchestra to jennifer hudson. she sang a few bars before going onto stage. a night under the big tent with more likely to follow. >> the first one is an easy way to set the tone for the next three years. >> last night was not just about having a big party but to get the prime minister and president to agree on several issues from the economy. >> why was india the first one? >> the white house says it is because of india's importance to the u.s. on a number
NBC
Nov 2, 2009 5:30am EST
does all of this mean for president obama's war decision? 11 news washington bureau reporter nikole killion has the latest. >> stan, a senior white house advisor says president obama will make an announcement about his war strategy within weeks. after weeks of meetings with his national security team, president obama's strategy in afghanistan takes another twist. after the leading presidential challenger, abdullah abdullah, announced this weekend that he's withdrawing from the country's runoff election. >> for the best interest of those who have supported me. and in the broader context, pakistan if i don't participate. >> abdullah was set to take on president hamid karzai that past saturday but dropped out say egg didn't think the election would be transparent after the first election in august was marred by fraud. the white house shch had been pushing for a legitimate election says the president will push ahead with a decision about troops. >> we don't think it's going to add a complication to the strategy. >> the goal sheer not just to make an judgment about the number of troops b
NBC
Nov 16, 2009 5:30am EST
it follows the obama administration's announcement to try several in new york. now there's talk of using some u.s. prisons to hold detainees from guantanamo. 11 news washington bureau reporter nikole killion has that story. >> today officials from the homeland security and justice and defense departments will tour a prison outside of chicago to see if it could potentially house terror suspects. in the small illinois farm town of thompson, this is the facility the white house says is a leading option to detain as many as 100 terror suspects from guantanamo. >> this is something that is very good for our state. it's good for our economy. it's good for our public safety. >> state officials say re-opening the nearly vacant prison will create more than 2,000 local jobs. those opposed wrote a letter to president obama stating, "al qaeda terrorists should stay where they cannot endanger american citizens." the debate comes as the obama administration tries to figure out what to do with more than 200 detainees after admitting it probably won't meet its january deadline to close the guantanamo facilit
NBC
Nov 11, 2009 5:30am EST
day, more decisions for president obama as he meets again today about the war. nikole killion has the latest. >> white house officials say the president has narrowed down his decision to four options that he will discuss with his national security team. >> after a series of meetings, officials say this one could be critical regarding the war in afghanistan. >> this is a pivotal moment. the president wants to make sure that he has all that he needs. >> at a memorial, the president emphasized the mission. >> in afghanistan and pakistan, the same extremist killed americans continue to endanger others. credit the president is considering a variety of different troop levels. the general has requested 40,000 troops on the ground. one person shares her views. >> we need to determine where and when we fight and why. in order to do that, we have to have enough forces. >> republican senators are urging the president to act soon. over 68,000 americans are serving in harm's way in afghanistan. the sooner we can provide the resources they need, the safer and more successful they will be. the w
NBC
Nov 26, 2009 5:30am EST
was pardoned by president barack obama guest today. he said it was not for his daughters, the turkey may have had a different fate. >> thanks to the interventions of my daughter, as i was planning on eating this sucker. coverage will be spared this terrible and delicious fate. >> the bird was off to orlando where he will be grand marshal at the parade at disney world. >> his cousin delicious did not make off quite as well. >> to new york for a preview of events. >> an american tradition. the annual macy's thanksgiving day parade. each year out line -- thousands line the streets to see floats and performers. following last-minute rehearsals in the year of planning already down the march. >> one of the most famous stories in the world because that is where miracles happen. >> for the first time, the route diverts from broadway. it will to zigzag down seventh and sixth avenue before ending at the square. new yorkers gathered to get a sneak peek of a cast of characters slowly coming to life during the balloon inflation. this here there are four new giant balloons including spider- man and ronald
NBC
Nov 27, 2009 5:30am EST
that message when we go out there today. >> thank you. in a few hours first lady michelle obama will be presented with the white house christmas tree. it's been shipped from shepherd's town, west virginia. but 18.5 ft douglas-fir will arrive on a horse-drawn carriage and bid on display in the blue room throughout the holidays. >> don't forget to send your answer to our water cooler question of the day. >> when do you plan to start decorating for the holidays? >> email us at watercooler@wbaltv.com. we will post all of your answers on the front page of our website and read a few on-air. >> a visitor is lighting up the sky in south africa. we will show the video. >> thousands of people burn calories for a good cause this thanksgiving. >> a new contraption can save you from a wild animal, but it might break the bank. >> it's cold and windy. a few snowflakes falling around. we will take the weekend forecasts in a moment. >> several early morning accidents. volume picking up with a lot of folks shopping. be careful. we will get you up-to-date, straight ahead. captioned by the national
NBC
Nov 9, 2009 5:30am EST
for president barack obama. >> i know that this was a courageous vote for many members of congress. now it falls on the united states senate to take the baton and bring this effort to the finish line on behalf of the american people. and i'm absolutely confident that they will. >> but that confidence may be lacking in the senate, and so are the votes. >> i think we have the 60 votes we need today to bring the vote to the floor. i don't believe we have the 60 votes to pass it. >> i will not allow this bill to come to a final vote. >> one main sticking point? concern over the public option. the senate plan contains an opt-out for states but many senators are against the government plan. >> the public option will destroy private health care. nobody in this health care in the insurance business could compete with a government-sponsored plan for the government rights, benefits, and politicians will never raise the premiums. it will be a death blow to private choice. >> senator graham also says that he believes the house bill is dead on arrival. still, senate aides insist leader reid hopes to get a he
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